The Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program is the only Federal program dedicated to the housing needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. Under the HOPWA program, the Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) provides grants to local communities, states, and nonprofit organizations for housing projects that benefit low-income persons medically diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.
In Broward County, the HOPWA program receives approximately $8 million per year to provide a variety of housing options that assist persons living with HIV/AIDS in our community.The Continuum of Housing programs span across Broward County and offers Community-Based Housing, Project-Based Rent, Tenant-Based Rental Vouchers, Short-Term, Rent, Mortgage and Utilities assistance (STRMU), Move-in Assistance (PHP) and Housing Case Management. To access these programs, please read HOPWA Service Providers .
HOPWA program does not discriminate based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, familial status, or disability.
- HOPWA 101 Presentation
- Short-Term Rent, Mortgage and Utilities (STRMU) Assistance Brochure (English)
- Short-Term Rent, Mortgage and Utilities (STRMU) Assistance Brochure (Creole)
- Short-Term Rent, Mortgage and Utilities (STRMU) Assistance Brochure (Spanish)
- Permanent Housing Placement (PHP) Assistance Brochure (English)
- Permanent Housing Placement (PHP) Assistance Brochure (Spanish)